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$1,691 SNAP Benefits in Virginia Will Be Loaded on Friday

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SNAP benefits in Virginia. (Photo: CNET)

The state of Virginia extended its SNAP benefits and a household can possibly receive an amount of $1,691 this Friday, Dec.16.

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SNAP benefits in Virginia. (Photo: CNET)

$1,691 SNAP Benefits in Virginia

Millions of Americans across the country rely on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to meet their daily needs such as buying nutritious food. However, not all states expanded and extended this program to their residents.

In Virginia, the state decided to extend the SNAP benefits this December. According to the Virginia Department of Social Services, eligible and qualified residents in the state will receive an amount of $1,691 for a household with 9 eligible members, according to an article published in WRIC News.

This means that a single person can receive an amount of $281, $1,691 for a family of eight, and $211 for each additional person or the 9th member in the family. Qualified residents in the state should expect their SNAP benefits to be loaded on Dec.16.

Important Things To Remember In Using SNAP

There are important things to remember in using SNAP. Recipients should make sure that they will use their EBT cards in legal ways. There are certain food items that you can purchase using the EBT and there are items as well that you cannot buy.

There have been many reports recently about people using their SNAP benefits or their EBT cards illegally. To make sure that you are purchasing the correct food items, visit the official website of the implementing agency in your state.

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